Additional Funding Resources

You may not have received adequate funding from the program you are planning to attend or you may be looking for additional resources. This is a partial listing of funding sources outside of the fellowships that are available through your department or university. Included are two general search engines and funding for specific populations.

General Scholarship Search Engine: a free scholarship and financial aid resource with lots of information.

Open Education Database: OEDb is a comprehensive online education directory for both free and for-credit learning options. Their website has a searchable scholarship database.

Peterson’s Scholarship search engine: This links to the scholarship search engine and the main site has other undergraduate and graduate related information.

Fostering Educational Opportunities Fund (FEOF): an organization with financial grants specifically for former foster youth pursuing a degree in higher education or advanced training.

Town and Gown of USC: This women’s organization at USC offers scholarships for students. The applications are open between August 1 and December 1.

Hispanic Fund: The HSE Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to undergraduate and graduate students.

Scholly: This scholarship matching platform allows you to input your specific information — discipline, degree, gender, need or merit and other special interests — and then provides links to scholarship possibilities that meet those parameters. There is a small registration fee of $2.99.